When Flight Lt Forbes and his crew are shot down after bombing their target, they discover valuable information, about a hidden German aircraft factory, that must get back to England. In their way across Germany, they try and cause as much damage as possible. Then with the chasing Germans about to pounce, they come up with an ingenious plan to escape. Written by
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When Ronald Reagan
's character is awakened, he complains that in his dream he had a date with Ann Sheridan
. Reagan had played opposite Sheridan three teams including his two previous features, "Juke Girl" and "Kings Row." See more
When Hammond drops the bomb from the captured German plane near the end, he tells Forbes that he unloaded it on the battery of guns that had been pasting Dover. In fact, it's obvious that the target shown being blown up consists of wooden buildings, but definitely not gun batteries. See more
Maj. Otto Baumeister
We have decent instincts, but we have also an iron fist!
Referenced in Shadows
Original music by Christina Macpherson (1895)
(Based on the Scottish tune "Craigielee", music by James Barr, with words by Robert Tannahill)
Revised music by Marie Cowan
Lyrics by A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson
Partially sung a cappella by Errol Flynn See more